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Healthcare CEU's

Healthcare Continuing Education

Why choose Gulf Coast State College for Healthcare CE?

Gulf Coast State College is an approved provider (50-833) of continuing education for multiple professions in the State of Florida. The program offers mandated courses for the initial license and relicensing. Additional courses are offered to meet needs within the scope of practice for specific disciplines. Numerous agencies utilize the College for in-service training requiring CEU’s for licensed professionals. Participants receive a certificate of attendance and CE Broker reporting is done after successful completion of the training.

 How do I register for a CEU course?

Simply click on the course title, choose the most convenient date, and register for your training.

INITIALISMS:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator  (NHA)
CNA, LPN, RN, ARNP (NU)

LCSW, LMFT, LMHC  (PS)
OT, COTA (OT)
PT, PTA (PT)
RRT, CRT (RC)
FL Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control
Provider # 3200457 (RAD)


clinical education methodologies ONLINE | 2-Hour course

If you have an interest in helping our future healthcare providers during clinical rotations, this course is for you! At the conclusion of this training, the participant will be able to summarize the value of clinical instruction during a student's clinical rotation; discuss opportunities, challenges for student learning, and identify best practices to use during clinical instruction. Although course is delivered online, the participant will have the opportunity to communicate with instructor and a discussion board will be available to collaborate with other students.

Approved (2) DH, DN, PT, RC, RN                                                                                                                                                                                                  Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $29

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE online | 2-HR  

Approved (2) DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $24

 

EMT REFRESHER online | 32-hr

The EMT Refresher online course fulfills the mandatory 32-hour refresher component and meets the requirements for EMT’s set forth by the State of Florida. Students enrolled in this class will receive updated training on all necessary emergency medical care skills including adult and pediatric education with a minimum of two hours in pediatric emergencies. Every two years, EMT’s must provide the certifying authority with proof of 32-hour approved refresher course with 2-hour pediatrics. This course is offered as an open entry, open exit format providing a flexible schedule for all EMT’s. Approved (32) EMT

Enroll anytime and complete the course within 12 weeks.
Fee: $89 

 

HIPAA ONLINE | 1-HR

Approved (1) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $12 

 

HIV/AIDS ONLINE | 2-HR

Approved (2) DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $24 

 

INFECTION CONTROL ONLINE | 1-HR

Approved (1) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $12 

 

IV THERAPY | blended learning

This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV Therapy. Participate in 6-hour lab (see schedule below) after successful completion of the 24-hour online training. Assignment is due each week. Topics include infusion therapy using peripheral veins and central venous access, infusion of fluids and medications, blood product transfusions, antineoplastic and biologic therapies, parenteral nutrition, and infusion therapy in pediatric and older adults. Prerequisite: PN or RN graduate. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010) 30 hours | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

Online DateS & Lab Date

Online date range: Jul. 6 - Aug.10
Lab date: Sat., Aug. 15, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $275

Online date range: Sept. 14 - Oct. 12
Lab date: Sat., Oct. 17, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $275

Online date range: Nov. 2 - Nov. 30
Lab date: Sat., Dec. 5, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $275

 

LOCAL ANESTHESIA FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS | BLENDED LEARNING  

Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium, basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both course content and delivery. This course is designed explicitly for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship) Approved for DH. When scheduling course, ask about prerequisites.

Required Prerequisites at this link:
Local Anesthesia Prerequisites

Fri. & Sat., Oct. 2, 3, 16, & 17, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Health Sciences Building, Room 142
Fee: $995

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID - YOUTH

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. This training is ideal for parents, teachers, youth leaders or anyone wanting to make a difference in the life of a young person.

Mon., Jul. 20, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Student Union East Room 243
Fee: $58.00 (includes textbook and 3-year national certification) 

 

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID – OLDER ADULTS 

Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of adults over the age of 65 — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. This course is ideal for professionals working in assisted living or skilled nursing settings or anyone caring for an older adult.

Sat., Aug. 8, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Student Union East Room 243
Fee: $58.00 (includes textbook and 3-year national certification) 

 

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID - ADULT 

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to recognize risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems. Information will be discussed concerning depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and addiction disorders. A 5-step action plan will be practiced to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis. Learn how to help family, friends, or even yourself. Additional information: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

Mon., Aug. 3, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Student Union East Room 244
Fee: $58.00 (includes textbook and 3-year national certification) 

 

PHLEBOTOMY 101 

The students in this class will learn, through theory, and hands-on skills practice with instruction, the introductory concepts of phlebotomy by learning skills and techniques required for safe collection, transportation, handling, and processing of blood specimens for analysis.  This includes applying proper personal protective equipment and using an aseptic technique (to optimize infection control) for the collection of specimens.  They will learn to draw blood with both the butterfly and vacutainer collection systems, as well as proper tube selection/order, and safe biohazard disposal.  Students will demonstrate professional conduct, stress management, interpersonal communication skills with patients, peers, and other members of the healthcare team while maintaining HIPAA laws/regulations.  This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career or are interested in starting a career in the medical field. Approved for CNA (6), PN (6), RN (2)

Sat., Jul. 18, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Union East Room 243
Fee: $75

Sat., Sept. 19, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Union East Room 243
Fee: $75

Sat., Nov. 21, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Union East Room 243
Fee: $75

PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS ONLINE | 2-HR

Approved (2) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll anytime and complete the course prior to June 30th.
Fee: $24

 

RECOGNIZING WORKPLACE IMPAIRMENT 

Workplace Impairment for Florida Nurses satisfies the FL Board of Nursing CE requirement as set forth in Section 64B 0-5.014, FS. After this training participants will be able to identify the signs of impairment in the workplace, list employer initiatives to promote safety and provide assistance, implement essential steps to make a report or referral, reference Florida law related to mandatory reporting, and describe types of treatment and treatment programs. Approved (2) NU

Fri., Aug. 14, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Gulf Coast State College, Panama City Campus
Fee: $29

 
Sherrie Lock, Program Coordinator
slock@gulfcoast.edu
(850) 872-3819

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